Why the Web won’t be Nirvana (Newsweek, 1995)

WHY THE WEB WON'T BE NIRVANA BY CLIFFORD STOLL ON 2/26/95 AT 7:00 PMAfter two decades online, I'm perplexed. It's not that I haven't had a gas of a good time on the Internet. I've met great people and even caught a hacker or two. But today, I'm uneasy about this most trendy and oversold

Value of Windowing is questioned (NYTimes, 1984)

December 25, 1984 VALUE OF WINDOWING IS QUESTIONED By ERIK SANDBERG-DIMENTDoes anyone do windows any more? I don't mean the clear panes of glass in our homes, long the object of the punch line of abject-housekeeper jokes, but the on-screen ''Now you can run half a dozen programs at once'' variety. The answer is, not really.Windows,

The Executive Computer (NYTimes, 1985)

December 8, 1985 THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER By Erik Sandberg-DimentWHATEVER happened to the laptop computer? Two years ago, on my flight to Las Vegas for Comdex, the annual microcomputer trade show, every second or third passenger pulled out a portable, ostensibly to work, but more likely to demonstrate an ability to keep up with the latest fad.